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The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (2015)

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When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the ... See full summary »

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Roel Reiné

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John Jarrell (screenplay by), RZA (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
RZA ... Thaddeus
Schnitrnunt Busarakamwong Schnitrnunt Busarakamwong ... Abbott
Grace Huang ... Gemini Female
Andrew Lin ... Gemini Male
Seigi Ozeki ... Young Lion
Kowit Wattanakul Kowit Wattanakul ... Jia Hang
Dustin Nguyen ... Li Kung
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... Lord Pi / Mayor Zhang
Pim Bubear Pim Bubear ... Innocence
Eugenia Yuan ... Ah Ni
Carl Ng ... Master Ho
Sahajak Boonthanakit ... Bolo
Charlie Ruedpokanon ... Li Guang
Nophand Boonyai Nophand Boonyai ... Chen
Simon Yin ... Cha Pow
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When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the townsfolk against the evil Master Ho, his nefarious Beetle Clan and the terrifying Lord Pi.

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sequel | second part | See All (2) »

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Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout | See all certifications »

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USA

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

14 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man with the Iron Fists: Sting of the Scorpion See more »

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Chiang Mai, Thailand See more »

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1.78 : 1
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The editor's name is Charles Norris. As a gag, he is credited as Chuck Norris. See more »

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Follows The Man with the Iron Fists (2012) See more »

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Man With The Iron Fist 2 is not a top shelf movie but I did enjoy it
15 July 2015 | by sweeeetmikeySee all my reviews

MAN WITH THE IRON FIST 2 review by: Mike Smith

Thaddeus The Blacksmith (RZA) is back in this action adventure inspired by Kung-Fu classics. A reluctant villager joins forces with a mysterious outsider to fight off powerful evil forces, both earthly and otherworldly, in a 19th century Chinese mining town.

Let me start by saying I didn't mind the first Man With The Iron Fist movie; it was a nice Kung-Fu action Grindhouse movie but it was forgettable. Besides the start of the film, Man With The Iron Fist 2 shys away from the Grindhouse feel of the first film and focuses more on the Kung-Fu genre. One thing I was disappointed about is that this films story isn't really based around the adventure of Thaddeus The Blacksmith. The story is about a minor who must save his village with the help of Thaddeus The Blacksmith. Man With The Iron Fist 2 just helps build the legend of Thaddeus The Blacksmith a bit more, so don't expect just to watch RZA whoop ass through the whole film like the first one.

I'm not the biggest Kung-Fu movie fan but I really enjoyed myself. The fight scenes are really well done and kept me wanting more. The story is a classic stand up to evil story and this film tells it well.

Unlike the first film, there are not a lot of big named stars in this movie, but it doesn't take away from the film. Everyone does a great job in Man With The Iron Fist 2 and it feels like a love letter to classic Kung-Fu films.

But like all films, Man With The Iron Fist 2 does have some flaws, like the use of modern day lingo. You kind of forget that everyone is supposed to be in 19th century Chinese, even though it takes you out of the film I find it part of the charm. The music is all rap and/or big rap beats; I'm not by far a rap fan and yes I know RZA is a rapper so I knew what to expect and I enjoyed the beats and the scores.

Man With The Iron Fist 2 is not a top shelf movie but I did enjoy it even though it's not what I was expecting after seeing the first film 3 years ago. This film is strongly forgettable but has some fun lines of dialog. If you want to watch something a bit different and turn your brain off for 90 minutes check this out and no you don't need to watch the first film to watch this one.

Cheers and remember like won't suck as long as there is a good movie to watch.

6 out of 10

Edited by Samantha Locke

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